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Beneficial effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in gestational diabetes: consequences in macrosomia and adulthood obesity
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation//www.hindawi.com/journals/jdr/, 2015)
Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are increasingly being used to prevent cardiovascular diseases, including diabetes and obesity. In this paper, we report data on the observed effects of omega-3 PUFA on major ...
Asthma prevalence, knowledge and perceptions among secondary school pupils in rural and urban coastal districts in Tanzania
(BioMed Central// https://www.biomedcentral.com, 2014)
Background: Asthma is a common chronic disease of childhood that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of asthma among secondary school pupils in urban and rural areas ...
Training tomorrow’s global health leaders: applying a transtheoretical model to identify behavior change stages within an intervention for health leadership development
(Sage publications//www.sage.com/, 2014)
Training health professionals in leadership and management skills is a key component of health systems strengthening in low-resource settings. The importance of evaluating the effectiveness of these programs has received ...
Training tomorrow’s leaders in global health: impact of the Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship on the careers of its alumni
(BioMed Central, https://www.biomedcentral.com, 2016)
Background: Effective leadership is a cornerstone of successful healthcare delivery in resource limited settings throughout the world. However, few programs in Africa prepare healthcare professionals with the leadership ...
Utilization of the District Health Information Software (DHIS) in Botswana: from paper to electronic based system
(IST-Africa 2016 Conference Proceedings, http://www.ist-africa.org/Conference2016, 2016)
Concerns on the status of Botswana’s health information systems were raised as early as the late 1980s. Several assessments overtime revealed weaknesses in the system including fragmentation, weak approaches to data ...
Global health leadership training in resource-limited settings: a collaborative approach by academic institutions and local health care programs in Uganda
(BioMed Central, https://www.biomedcentral.com, 2015)
Introduction: Due to a limited health workforce, many health care providers in Africa must take on health leadership roles with minimal formal training in leadership. Hence, the need to equip health care providers ...